Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
be anywhere. you know, we're all educate canned, well -- connected. well, mostly. any device that's on your phone, your computer, in the future your refrigerator, anything that's on the internet you can get to from basically anywhere. so that's one of the things that makes defense difficult, right? so you don't have to just defend against your neighbor, you have to defend against the guy in belarus, so it's a whole different program. >> host: well, robert o'hara described you as a good guy hacker, a white hat hacker. what does that mean, and what's the motive of some of the black hat hackers? >> guest: okay. so the white hat, the good guy hackers like was explained, so, um, we're the guys who, you know, we develop skills to do the same thing that bad guys can do. so we can break into computers, but i instead of -- instead of stealing information and causing problems, we, you know, tell everyone what we did, try to work with vendors to make their products more secure, you know, give talks about security and how to make it better. and so we're -- while we can break in and do harm, we don't. w
Nov 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
important to me. in terms of education, in terms of providing robust health care to some of these areas where they may not have specialized care, this is so important because to me, broadband connectivity is a panacea for so many issues we had in this nation. broadband, broadband, broadband, we cannot talk about it enough in terms of connectivity. >> you made a speech in which you talked about broadband 11 times. >> you were counting. >> are you concerned that if enough broadcasters do not agree to give their spectrum but there will not be enough and wireless carriers will go to congress and say this should be mandatory, not voluntary? are you concerned about that? >> i am not. we have no plan be. there is a plan a. o are doing all we can tupa ensure that there are market opportunities for both buyers and sellers can take advantage of. this is an incredible, unique opportunity for both broadcasters and those in the mobile industry that i think increasingly -- and i cannot say voluntary enough, because it is a robust and engaged process. it has the opportunity to bring more spectrum int
Oct 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
for making it better. may i know that we are trying to contribute further to the education and the post post has a conference with some very senior former intelligence officials, hackers and others coming up at the end of the month and they can find out more at "washington post".com. >> host: will it be up into the public? >> guest: it will be open to the public.
Oct 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. and we're trying to contribute further to the education. the post has a conference with some very senior former intelligence officials, hackers and others, at the end of the month, and they can find out more at washingtonpost.com. it will be open to the public and will be a fascinating day because we will have, as i said, people directly involved in helping establish policy, formerly running, for example, the nsa, cyber command, getting together to discuss these issues and going through some scenarios. like i said, that will be at the end of the month at the washington post. >> robert o'harrow's series in the loss to pose is linked to our site at c- span.org/thecommunicators if you would like to read for yourself. charlie miller is at a computer researcher and twitter employee, also known as a good guy hacker, joining us from st. louis. mr. o'harrow, thank you for being on "the communicators." >> thank you for having me. >> tomorrow on "washington journal," we look at early voting with michael mcdonald. then we look to the battleground state of pennsylvania. first, the state's political